TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo’s New Year’s Party is set to return this year with bigger and better activities.
The event is sponsored by Century Construction and produced by the downtown Tupelo Main Street Association and Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau.
It will offer something for everyone including live music, fireworks and the ball drop.
"We just went about planning how can we enhance what we did for 2020. We got into deeper ideas and bigger ideas," said Director of Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association Debbie Brangenberg.
There will be hand sanitizer stations available during the events and mask-wearing is optional.
Tupelo Mayor Todd Jordan said they want everyone safe while having a good time.
"We're looking forward to coming out of this pandemic, everybody's excited. People are looking to get out and do things," he said.
The event is set to start at 6 pm in downtown Tupelo.
"We just hope everyone marks their calendar and they're ready to go for 2022,” said Brangenberg.
Tupelo’s New Year’s Eve Party Schedule of Events
6:00-8:00 p.m. Children’s Activities
7:00-8:00 p.m. DJ Dance Party at the Kids Stage
8:15-10:00 p.m. DJ Keith de Soul Explosion on the Broadway Street Stage
9:00-10:30 p.m. City Mix on Fairpark Stage
10:15-11:45 p.m. Get Sideways on the Broadway Street Stage
11:00 p.m.-12:15 a.m. 8South on Fairpark Stage
Midnight Countdown and Fireworks